New Treatment Strategies For Dengue And Other Flaviviral Diseases By Novartis Foundation
by Novartis Foundation /
2006 / English / PDF
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Dengue virus is a member of the Flaviviridae family, which includes viruses associated with human diseases such as yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and hepatitis C. Dengue fever is transmitted by mosquitoes, principally Aedes aegypti. There are four serotypes of dengue virus, of which DENV-2 has been the most prevalent in many recent epidemics.